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Fuller cited in article about access to  meetings of public bodies

The article in the Asheville Citizen-Times that focused on an emergency meeting by UNC-Asheville included comments from Brooks Fuller, director of the N.C. Open Government Coalition and instructor in communications. 

A recent article about public access to an emergency meeting by UNC-Asheville included insights into state open meetings law from Brooks Fuller, director of the N.C. Open Government Coalition and instructor in communications. 

The March 12 article in the Asheville Citizen-Times focuses on the decision by members of the university's board to not discuss the details of an emergency board meeting. Fuller commented on the fact that the board spokesperson would not divulge a reason for the emergency meeting, even those such information is typically required to be made public by state law. 

"This is a very silly thing to stick your heels in the ground on and rather frustrating, especially because the obligation for them is to have disclosed that reason on the public record," Fuller told the reporter, Jennifer Bowman. 

Read the entire article here

Owen Covington,
Staff
3/12/2019 2:50 PM